Awards & Honors

A Drive to Excel

Faculty at Emory are committed to making the world a better place. From the National Science Foundation Senior Research Award to Guggenheim Fellowships, our faculty are consistently recognized for their knowledge and research achievements in all fields. 

Oxford biology professor Nitya Jacobs outdoors on mountain
Major Honors

Award-Winning Faculty

49 fellows

of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

36 members

of the National Academy of Medicine

49 fellows

of the American Academy of Nursing

27 members

of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

19 members

of the American Law Institute

6 members

of the National Academy of Sciences

12 fellows

of the National Academy of Inventors

3 recipients

of the Lasker Award

Emory by the Numbers

Pulitzer Prize recipients
International awards among Emory faculty
Nobel Peace Prizes awarded to honorary Emory faculty
Honors awarded to Emory faculty

Faculty Honors


Emory Professor Jericho Brown Wins Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Jericho Brown, director of Emory College’s nationally renowned Creative Writing Program, won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his latest collection, "The Tradition." The coveted award puts Brown in the company of literary luminaries such as poets Tracy K. Smith, Natasha Trethewey, Mary Oliver, Rita Dove, Sylvia Plath and Robert Frost, and ensures his work as part of the canon of American literature.

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